2008 Mercedes-Benz S Class 4-Door Sedan RWD 6.0L V12 AMG Specs

4-Door Sedan RWD 6.0L V12 AMG
MSRP based on 4-Door Sedan 6.0L V12 AMG RWD

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 11 mpg City/17 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V12, 6.0L
EPA Class Large
Style Name S65 AMG
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style 4dr Car
Transmission 5-speed electronically controlled driver-adaptive automatic transmission w/ AMG SpeedShift, Touch Shift


EPA Classification Large
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5035
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 109.0
Second Head Room (in) 38.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.1
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 37.8
Second Leg Room (in) 42.3
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 124.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.2
Height, Overall (in) 58.0
Length, Overall (in) 205.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Front (in) 63.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.3

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.8
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 11
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 17

Performance Specs

Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 738 @ 2000 - 4000
Fuel System SFI
Engine Type Gas V12
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 604 @ 4800 - 5100
Displacement 6.0L/365
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.65
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) NA
Brake Type Power
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.2 x - TBD -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 15.4 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Steering Type Vehicle-Speed-Sensitive
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size - TBD -
Front Tire Size P255/35R20
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P275/35R20
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 20 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 x 9.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/5-Arm
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/4-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA

Safety Features

Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear Yes
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision Yes
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps Yes
Parking Aid Yes
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes
Back-Up Camera Yes
Stability Control Yes
Other Features Anti-lock disc brakes system (ABS) w/brake assist system
Driver & front passenger adaptive dual-stage airbags
Front/rear side airbags
Front/rear side window curtain airbags w/rollover sensor
Front passenger occupant classification system
PRE-SAFE collision preparedness system
3-point front/rear outboard belts-inc: emergency tensioning...
Rear center automatic shoulder belt height adjustable 3-point...
Emergency interior trunk release w/illumination
Universal LATCH (lower anchors & tethers for children) system
Child safety rear door locks
Electronic stability program (ESP)


Basic Miles/km 50,000
Basic Years 4
Corrosion Miles/km 50,000
Corrosion Years 4
Drivetrain Miles/km 50,000
Drivetrain Years 4
Roadside Assistance Miles/km Unlimited
Roadside Assistance Years Unlimited

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
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